YMCA Camp Bernie serves outside day groups by contract through the summer. Our variety of program offerings are designed to fit the needs and goals of your group. Our staff will work together with you to plan and execute a memorable summer excursion.  
Times and schedules are flexible to fit the travel needs of your day group. Contact Camp Bernie at 908-832-5315 for more information on summer day group opportunities or to discuss availability of dates.


Activities we offer for day groups in the summer are limited, but include New Games, Pre-ASEs (Teambuilding Games), ASEs (Teambuilding Challenges), Low Ropes, Climbing Tower, Red Trail Hike/Forest Ecology, Point Mountain Hike, Stream Ecology, Sensory, Vertical Playpen, Wilderness Survival, Firebuilding, Sensory Awareness, and Apple Cidering.

*We can serve Summer Day Groups of up to 60 participants.  These are split into as many as 4 learning groups of around 15 participants.

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Sample Schedule

Time Activity
8:45-9:00a Arrival & Orientation
9:00-10:30a Activity 1
10:30-10:45a Bathroom/Water Break
10:45a-12:15p Activity 2
12:30-1:30p Own Lunch
1:30-3:00p Activity 3
3:00-3:15p Bathroom/Water Break
3:15-4:45p Activity 4
4:45 Departure

Kids need camp more than ever this summer!

Based on indications from Governor Murphy, YMCA Camp Bernie is planning to start Day Camp on June 22 and Overnight Camp on June 28.  We are working to implement new procedures to address COVID-19 into our summer camp programs for summer 2020 which will be posted here in the next week.

New to Camp Bernie?  Join us for our Virtual Open Houses on May 31st.  

1pm - Day Camp  Click here to RSVP

2:30pm - Overnight Camp  Click here to RSVP


Existing Camper Families please join us for our Virtual Town Hall on May 31st at 11am.  Click here to RSVP

To register for Family Archery, please call 908-832-5315 or email capsley@campbernieymca.org